January 5-8, 2017 at a glance:
Lute Trio by Candlelight
Thursday, January 5th, 7:30pm - Rotary Arts Centre
Matthew Wadsworth (lute) joins violinist Colin Scobie (viollin), Heather Tuach (cello), Michaela O'Connor (soprano), and Brian Beck (Bodhran) to play music from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Also making an appearance is the two-metre giant of the lute family, the theorbo.
Masters of the Lute
Friday January 6th, 7:30pm - Rotary Arts Centre
English lutenist Matthew Wadsworth plays some of the best lute music from the 17th century. Composers include Dowland and Johnson from England, Kapsberger and Piccinini from Italy and de Visee from France.
This concert is by candlelight and includes complimentary mince pies.
Free Storytime Concert for Children
Saturday January 7th, 2:30pm - Atrium at Corner Brook City Hall
An hour of stories and classical music for children and parents. Discover the violin, cello, lute and theorbo.
Brahms & Shostakovich Piano Trios
Saturday January 7th, 7:30pm - Arts & Culture Centre lobby
Masterful trios by Shostakovich (No.2 Op.67) and Brahms (No.1 Op.8) as well as Fauré’s Élégie for cello played by Yoko Misumi, Colin Scobie and Heather Tuach. This concert will start with a performance by Corner Brook pianist Gina Spencer.
Free Piano Masterclass with Yoko Misumi
Sunday January 8th, 1-3pm - Arts & Culture Centre lobby
Yoko Misumi (of the Greenwich Piano Trio) will give a masterclass for pianists. This event is free and open to the public.
Sunday January 8th, 7:30pm - Arts & Culture Centre Main Stage
Bay of Islands Musical Arts Chorus & Inverno Piano Trio
Jennifer Matthews - Director; Ian Locke, Michaela O’Connor & Wendy Woodland - Singers; Kate Sanders- Choreography
BIMA’s Chorus will perform a pastiche of musical selections representing the multifaceted faces of winter. The performance, though musical in nature, will also feature a theatrical component complementing the many characters, voices, and images of winter. Let not this be your winter of discontent, come join us for a beautiful winter’s night of joyous fun!